Abelia – Sweet Emotion® – Hardy abelia – Abelia mosanensis
Fun Facts Abelia is related to honeysuckles and viburnum, two other plants that are often prized for their fragrant blossoms.
Best in moist, well-drained soils. Prune to shape immediately after flowering. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in early spring.
Uses Notes An unusual addition to shrub or mixed borders, this is a delightful plant to place where its spicy-sweet fragrance can me enjoyed in late May.
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
Blooms On Old Wood
Flower Form Border Plant, Landscape, Specimen or Focal Point
Soil Fertility Average Soil